The rate and extent of improvement with therapy from the different types of aphasia in the first year after stroke.

@article{Bakheit2007TheRA,
  title={The rate and extent of improvement with therapy from the different types of aphasia in the first year after stroke.},
  author={Abdel Magid Bakheit and Stephen H. Shaw and Scott Carrington and Sarah Ellen Griffiths},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 10},
  pages={
          941-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the rate and extent of improvement from the different types of aphasia in the first year after stroke. DESIGN A prospective longitudinal study. SETTING A specialist stroke unit. PARTICIPANTS Seventy-five aphasic patients with first-ever stroke. INTERVENTION The type of aphasia was classified according to the criteria of the Western Aphasia Battery. The Western Aphasia Battery aphasia quotient was used to measure the initial severity and the rate and extent of… CONTINUE READING
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